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Quebec company launches new Health Canada-compliant surgical mask for hearing loss community

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A Quebec-based company is launching a first of its kind in Canada. Entreprise Prémont in Louiseville officially kicked off production on Wednesday of its Humask Pro-Vision, a surgical mask with a transparent window designed to allow those with hearing loss to read lips. A shortage of surgical masks was what prompted a group of entrepreneurs to launch the company just six months ago. Luc Girard, is one of those entrepreneurs. For Girard, developing a mask to help those with hearing loss was a priority. “One of my daughters has a hearing problem,” he said during a press conference on […]

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B.C. company rolls out new Bob Marley board game

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A Kelowna company that specializes in licensed board games has released its newest game — just in time for Christmas. High Roller Games is celebrating the 75th anniversary of legendary Rock ’n Roll hall of famer Bob Marley by rolling out a board game in his honour. “We are stoked to say it’s finally ready and on our website, right now,” High Roller Games CEO Derek Hodgins told Global News. “Honestly, it was something that, really, we felt pulled to and we went after it,” Hodgins said about the creation of Bob Marley: The Game of Peace, Love and […]

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Chinese vaccine company executives worked in program now targeted by Western intelligence agencies

Chinese vaccine company executives worked in program now targeted by Western intelligence agencies

Top executives at CanSino Biologics — the Chinese company involved in a failed COVID-19 vaccine collaboration with Canada — were also part of a Chinese government program designed to incentivize people to transfer research and knowledge to China in exchange for salaries, funding and other benefits. Several former Canadian Security Intelligence Service officials interviewed by Global News said that CanSino’s Canadian-educated scientists were likely seen as potential assets by Chinese Communist Party information collection networks.  And one of the Canadian security consultants, said the agency responsible for the CanSino collaboration— the National Research Council (NRC) — should have seen […]

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June 27 – Olympia Trust Company

June 27 – Olympia Trust Company

Your business needs money. Money to start. To stay open. To expand.The secret, is knowing where to look. Without much regulatory red tape, you could raise thousands, even millions for your small business from the RRSPs of your friends, family, and business partners.All you need is a financial institution willing to work with you and your investors.Learn more at rspsmallbiz.com. Sponsored by Olympia Trust Company.Find out more on Talk To The Experts this Saturday at 11:00am on 630 CHED. Story continues below advertisement © 2020 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc. Source […]

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Strathcona County business owner says website was hijacked by design company – Edmonton

A screen shot of what Rick Potts’ website looked like on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.

EDMONTON – A Strathcona County business owner says his company’s website was hijacked by the web design company he hired to maintain it, and he’s losing business as a result. Rick Potts is the owner of Advance Track Setting Systems, a company that makes grooming equipment for cross country skiing. As a part-time, seasonal business, Potts says he relies on his website to stay afloat. “I probably get 98 per cent of all my customers through the web.” At least that was the case until a couple of months ago, when Potts says his site was taken over by TRi-D-FX. […]

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